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Tarkpor Mambia of Liberia is now a student in Massachusetts. When he learned of his sister's death, he was determined to go to the nation's capital to put a human face on global health issues.
March 13, 2015
In two interviews, President Barack Obama weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.
March 13, 2015
North Carolina's Attorney General asks why an event with predominantly African-American attendees was tagged with a surcharge at a luxury hotel.
March 13, 2015
The Russian president hasn't been seen in public in more than a week. That sparked all sorts of buzz. The Kremlin released photos of a healthy-looking Putin and chalks up the rumors to "spring fever."
March 13, 2015
Insurers sometimes wrangle with patients and for months before paying a bill. A new six-month waiting period will give consumers time to resolve disputes and avoid having their credit ratings dinged.
March 13, 2015
A two-euro coin commemorating the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat will not be widely released, after French objections over what it called a "negative symbol."
March 13, 2015
As math lovers know, it's almost Pi Day. And what better way to celebrate than by rolling out the dough? An NPR editor known for her experimental baking shares some of her favorite recipes.
March 13, 2015
Amid a manhunt for those involved in Thursday's shooting, residents say they feel an unease that has grown to be all too familiar — and protesters remain determined in their call for change.
March 13, 2015
An unpublished government study from 2009 sounded alarm bells about the rich formula used to pay privately run Medicare insurance plans. Since then billions of dollars in waste have been documented.
March 13, 2015
Responding to a softening of Sweden's insistence that he be extradited to answer sexual assault allegations, Julian Assange's lawyers say he's happy with a new plan to question him in London.
March 13, 2015
An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone is now receiving care at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.
March 13, 2015
As one song puts it, the painful disease is "a crazy mess that you can't contain." So why not sing about it? Music videos from Latin America are going viral, just like chikungunya.
March 13, 2015
For 50 years this little-known archive of civil-rights activities has gone pretty much untouched and untapped.
March 13, 2015
From spices, flour, milk, water and food coloring, a photographer creates startlingly realistic-looking images of space. These photos are convincing enough to impress an astrophysicist.
March 13, 2015
The upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may or may not be the greatest of all time, but the two fighters are expected to take home at least $200 million combined.
March 13, 2015
The women, running for the Israeli parliament, share little beyond that concern. One sees a two-state solution as hopeless and supports West Bank settlers. The other sees them as an obstacle to peace.
March 13, 2015
Mexican authorities have scored some big arrests of major drug cartel leaders in recent weeks. But most experts say that's not enough: Police, legal and judicial institutions need strengthening.
March 13, 2015
The news, reported by the The San Antonio Express-News, is a step toward a "brighter future" for the Alamo, said Land Commissioner George P. Bush and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
March 12, 2015
He was celebrated for designing everything from grand hotels to teapots. Graves died at his home in Princeton, N.J., of natural causes, his firm said.
March 12, 2015
Republican presidential contenders are backing the letter 47 GOP senators wrote to Iran.
March 12, 2015

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